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Manager Technician

Rockville, VA, 23146
August 11, 2012

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Cell: 804-***-****

Email : 17626 Dogwood Trail Road

Rockville Va


Steve Dodson

Objective My objective is to work for a great company in a great location so that I can showcase my talent as an equipment manager or technician. I have worked in the golf industry for the past 21 years with great success. I work well with others and enjoy sharing my knowledge. When I am not working I enjoy hunting and spending time with my family.

Major Accomplishments Completed initial setup of two golf courses. Fabricating maintenance equipment that cannot be purchased. Helped build and grow in 4 golf courses from beginning to end. Can operate and repair any type of equipment used in golf course or turf maintenance. Designed turf attachment for automotive style lift. Letters of appreciation for great results during PGA champion tour events. Maintaining reels at the highest level. Working for John Deere as a mobile technician. Recently published a book on golf course equipment management.

Employment 2010-Present Kinloch Golf Club Mankin-Sabot VA

Equipment Manager

Manage shop at very high level club (#48 golf Digest top 100 2011) with L-93 bentgrass fairways,tee’s, and greens with bluegrass rough. Host course for 2011 US senior amateur championship. Supervise one assistant mechanic. Budget control and trims program.

2005 - 2010 Hawks Ridge Golf Club Ball Ground, GA

Equipment Manager

Manage shop at top end facility (#81 Golf Digest top 100 2005); supervise two

assistant technicians, set work schedules, budget management.


2003 - 2005 The Club at Longview Charlotte, NC

Equipment Manager

Manage shop and maintain very large fleet of equipment. Design and set up shop and

install Tyron golf lift, and install dual express grinder.

2001 - 2002 Charlotte Country Club Charlotte, NC

Equipment Technician

Built in 1910. Maintain equipment, grind and back lap. Do all repairs and

maintenance on private Donald Ross Design Country Club and one of the best in the


1998 - 2001 Greenville Turf and Tractor Greenville, SC

Mobile Service Technician

Travel to golf courses located throughout the Carolinas performing warranty work,

equipment setup, service work, and equipment demonstrations. Attend several John

Deere service schools and seminars.

1994 - 1998 Charlotte Golf Links, and the Divide Charlotte, NC

Equipment Manager

Maintain and repair all equipment on two public golf courses. Toro and John Deere

equipment, Dual Express and Foley grinders. Attend Toro and John Deere service

schools and seminars.


Equipment Technician/operator

Deep Springs Country Club- Madison, NC

Maintain equipment and work on golf course


Equipment Manager/Technician

Pine Forest Country Club- Summerville SC

Helped build golf course from beginning to end and was equipment

Technician/head mechanic throughout entire process and after.


2009 University of Georgia

Sports Turfgrass Management Certificate

2009 University of Georgia

Principles of Turfgrass Management


Kaplan University

10 credits in communications

1985 Community College of the Air Force

1981-1985 four years service in US Air Force

Aircraft Maintenance Specialist

1979 North Stokes High School Danbury, NC

[ Degree/Major ]

High School Graduate, John Deere Dealer service school, John Deere seminars, Toro

service training, Air Force Veteran with Honorable Discharge.

Skills Welding and fabricating, reel and bed knife grinding and backlaping, electrical and hydraulic repair and troubleshooting, budget and parts inventory, small engine repair, diesel engine repair, people management, good communication skills, and more.

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